How does an idea get from your head onto a computer? In this lesson, we discuss ways to think about ideas and communicate them to developers.
In this lesson, we cover an example of how programming works in the real world. Spoiler: it involves hunger and peanut butter.
In the late 1990s there was only one Web person to hire: The Web Master. Since then, this role has shaped and evolved into UX, front-end, and a whole list of players. In this lesson I want to give you an overview of the Web development roles.
The four most important roles for the web development cycle include: User experience (UX), Information architecture (IA),Visual design, and Development. Let's take a look at a 10,000 foot view.
Node.js, Toad.js, Chode.js... new languages are coming onto the scene all the time. How will you decide? I've put together a checklist of 4 questions that you can use to help determine the value of a new technology. The first thing you want to ask yourself is...
If you learn these once, then you can probably skip the first day of every programming class you'll ever see in the future. It'll also give you a strong foundation for speaking more clearly with developers. Here they are, the list of eight:
A CMS (Content Management System) helps you update your site without having to touch code. Examples of popular CMS's include: Wordpress, Squarespace, Expression Engine, and Drupal. If you can't find the perfect CMS solution for your project, it's not uncommon to build one from scratch.
I have a special treat for you. In this lesson Alexis Rondeau and I walk through at 100k foot view of how to build a Ruby on Rails application. We'll go start to finish IN JUST TWENTY MINUTES. No need for you to code along, I want you to just watch. It might feel like you're jumping in over your head and that's exactly what this is all about. Applications you'll be exposed to in this lesson include: Rails, Terminal, Git, and Sublime text.